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Oct 9, 2013
Open Government Partnership Annual Summit
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At the G8 earlier this year, British Prime Minster David Cameron pledged that the UK’s leadership of the OGP would “drive a transparency revolution in every corner of the world.”

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit will be held in London October 30 - November 1. OGP was created 2 years ago and strives to encourage transparency throughout the world through government reform. Representatives from civil society organization, businesses, and governments will meet to discuss the successes, issues, and future agenda of OGP. The London summit will also serve to welcome new countries, announce new themes, new multilateral partnerships, and a prize competition. Among the policy issues to be discussed:

Sep 16, 2013
Quince países de América Latina preparan convención internacional por derechos ambientales

Entre los gobiernos presentes en la instancia se cuentan Brasil, Argentina, Colombia, México y Chile, los cuales están negociando una Convención Internacional sobre ‘democracia ambiental’, para aplicar el Principio 10 de la Convención de Río, y fijar así una base institucional, administrativa y política sobre tres pilares: acceso a información, participación ciudadana y derecho a Justicia en materia medioambiental. El Gobierno chileno preside actualmente el proceso, que se encuentra en fase de negociación técnica.

Sep 9, 2013
RESULTS: Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) and Europe Exchange: Moving Forward to a LAC Convention on P10 Workshop

On July 30-31, The Access Initiative, in partnership with the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Easter Europe and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and through Centro Ecuatoriano de Derecho Ambiental (CEDA), Iniciativa de Acceso Mexico (IA-Mex) and World Resources Institute (WRI), hosted the Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) and Europe Exchange: Moving Forward to a LAC Convention on P10 workshop in Quito, Ecuador. Additionally, the meeting included partners from 19 different countries across the Americas and Europe.

Sep 4, 2013
Eye on Earth Access for All Meeting September 3, 2013
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The Eye on Access for All Special Initiative meeting was co-hosted by UNEP and WRI’s Access Initiative on September 3, 2013.

To listen to this event’s audio and see presentations, please follow the link: https://vimeo.com/73810592

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